Caught on the Hop (Benfield - Revised Version)

by  Derek Benfield

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  4m, 4f

When Phil tells his friend George that he is leaving his wife, Maggie, to move in immediately with a girl he met on the top of a bus George is appalled. However, George is persuaded to give a helping hand, thus setting in motion the most frenetic confusion of mistaken idenities.

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Caught on the Hop (Benfield - Revised Version)

by  Derek Benfield

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Caught on the Hop (Benfield - Revised Version)

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    4m, 4f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce

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When Phil tells his friend George that he is leaving his wife, Maggie, to move in immediately with a girl he met on the top of a bus George is appalled. However, George is persuaded to give a helping hand, thus setting in motion the most frenetic confusion of mistaken identities, plotting and counterplotting that ever erupted on one quiet summer's day.
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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: A sitting-room and patio

Casting

4m, 4f
M4 (30s, middle age) F4 (20s, 37, middle age)
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Derek Benfield

Derek Benfield (11 March 1926 – 10 March 2009) was a British playwright and actor. He was born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, and educated at Bingley Grammar School. As a playwright, Benfield wrote more than 30 stage plays. Benfield had made his acting debut, in Yorkshire in 1948. They were popular in regional ...

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